Accident
Last updated: 21 October 2014
Status:
Datum:Sonntag 28 September 1952
Flugzeugtyp:Vickers Valetta C.1
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: VX507
Werknummer:
Baujahr: 1950
Triebwerk: 2 Bristol Hercules 230
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Tabora Airport (TBO) (   Tansania)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Tabora Airport (TBO/HTTB), Tansania
Unfallbericht:
The Valetta lost the left hand main wheel on landing. The oleo collapsed and the airplane swung through about 100 degrees before coming to rest.

Informationsquelle:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» Last take-off : a record of RAF aircraft losses 1950 to 1953 / C. Cummings
» UK Serials


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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